How to open .pps files?

Question

I have downloaded power point viewer and it worked well when opening a pps file. Recently, it will not open the file, I get an error message saying it does not have a program associated with it and then asks me to create one. I don't know how to do that. In order to view the pps, usually attached to an e-mail sent to me, I have to save it, then I can open it from where I saved it.

I don't want to save these, why won't it just open when I click on it, since I do have the viewer?

Thanks.

Answer

This question was answered on March 14, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The problems is that application may have missing files associated with it You can trying downloading the Power Point Viewer again from the following website: http://tech-geeks.org/tiny.php?url=531

I suggest asking (who ever is sending you those email) politely to send it using a standard graphics format -- JPEG, GIF or PDF as appropriate So you don't have to keep running into to same problems.

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Posted by Kera of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 14, 2005